Horizon Charter

2800 Nicolaus Rd,

Lincoln, CA, 95648-1757

Tel: (916)408-5200
Grades: KG-12

1,428 students

Horizon Charter serves 1,428 students in grades KG-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Horizon Charter operates within the Western Placer Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 1428 students has grown by 15% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 1,428 students
Horizon Charter Total Students (1995-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 138 teachers
Horizon Charter Total Classroom Teachers (1995-2012)
Students by Grade Horizon Charter Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 1.15. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 22:1
Horizon Charter Student : Teacher Ratio (1995-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Horizon Charter American Indian (1996-2012)
Asian
2%
11%
Horizon Charter Asian (1996-2012)
Hispanic
12%
52%
Horizon Charter Hispanic (1996-2012)
Black
3%
7%
Horizon Charter Black (1996-2012)
White
76%
26%
Horizon Charter White (1995-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Horizon Charter Sch Ethnicity Horizon Charter Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.41 1.15
Horizon Charter Diversity Score (1996-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
59% 10%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,170 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Western Placer Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
4
Number of Students Managed 9,170 1,671
Western Placer Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $77 MM $19 MM
Western Placer Unified School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $62 MM $18 MM
Western Placer Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,114 $11,099
Western Placer Unified School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $6,527 $10,975
Western Placer Unified School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Partnerships For Student-centered Learning (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Partnerships For Student-centered Learning (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Partnerships For Student-centered Learning (0 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
Why Students and Schools Benefit from Foreign Language Programs
Why Students and Schools Benefit from Foreign Language Programs
It’s clear there is currently a gap in language education. As of 2008, only 18.5% of K-12 students were enrolled in a foreign language class. Ask the experts and they all agree— schools with robust foreign language programs can bring students to the next level.
Parent-Teacher Conferences: Parents’ How-To Guide
Communicating early and often with your child’s teacher is an important aspect of ensuring your child has the best possible education. Yet, sometimes parent-teacher conferences can be stressful for a variety of factors. In this article we provide a how-to guide for making the most out of your parent-teacher conference experience.
The Parents’ Guide to Common Core
The Common Core State Standards were developed as a means to prepare K-12 students for success in college or the workforce upon graduation from high school. Since their inception, they have been adopted by 43 states. While much support has been given for the standards, many criticisms have emerged as well.
Related School Videos

View more school videos

Did You Know?
Lincoln, CA public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.47, which is higher than the California average of 0.45. The most diverse school in Lincoln is Mc Phee Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.